ESI students

About Us

Expanded Success Initiative (ESI) is a component of New York City’s Young Men’s Initiative, the nation’s boldest effort to tackle the disparities slowing the advancement of Black and Latino young men.

 College and Career Readiness

College and Career Readiness

To significantly impact college and career readiness outcomes for Black and Latino young men, ESI will support school designs that test promising practices in three inter-related areas: academic rigor, youth development, and school culture.
 Professional Learning

Professional Learning

Our professional learning community is focused on developing strategies that increase college and career access and success for all students, including Black and Latino young men.